The African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis, also known as the xenopus, African clawed toad, African claw-toed frog or the platanna) is a species of African aquatic frog of the Pipidae family. Its name is derived from the three short claws on each hind foot, which it uses to tear apart its food. The word Xenopus means "strange foot" and laevis means "smooth".

Sequence Statistics

No Sequences33642
No Amino Acids14491108
Min Seq. Length1
Avg. Seq. Length430.745
Max Seq. Length4146
Seq. Length 1σ301.581

Disorder Prediction Statistics

Predictor % Genome Disordered % Genome Disordered in SCOP Domains Avg. % of Seq. Disordered Avg. % of Disordered Regions in SCOP Domains Avg. % of Seq. Disordered and in SCOP Domains
VLXT 36.052 10.355 36.307 36.758 12.075
VSL2b 44.329 11.349 43.969 34.478 13.176
PrDOS 40.213 6.717 39.537 25.885 7.554
PV2 44.301 10.952 46.848 33.674 12.692
IUPred-S 20.186 2.224 20.201 19.794 2.961
IUPred-L 23.026 2.891 24.406 26.034 3.915
Espritz-N 30.671 5.840 29.196 29.081 6.120
Espritz-X 18.957 1.764 19.846 15.986 2.569
Espritz-D 7.893 1.144 29.220 15.457 8.403

SUPERFAMILY Domains

% Amino Acids with SCOP Assignment % Sequences with SCOP Assignment No of Domains No of Superfamilies No of Families Avg. Family Size Avg. Domain Length Domain Pairs Unique Domain Architectures
50 77 44083 1008 1159 43.7 431 1071 3205

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